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Q: federal and California gasoline tax ( No Answer,   0 Comments )
Subject: federal and California gasoline tax
Category: Relationships and Society > Government
Asked by: casanueva-ga
List Price: $30.00
Posted: 18 May 2006 18:24 PDT
Expires: 19 May 2006 15:13 PDT
Question ID: 730244
I am interested in the destination of federal taxes collected from
gasoline sales per gallon. The federal government and state
governments take a percent of the sale of every gallon of gas. I would
like to know where federal gasoline taxes are sent as well as
California's gasoline taxes, and what these taxes are called. I wonder
who collects them (government agency/department), where they are
deposited, and to which end are they used? Some historical references
would be good as well. Any references you could offer for further
research would also be appreciated. Thank you very much.

Request for Question Clarification by pafalafa-ga on 19 May 2006 04:13 PDT
The federal gasoline tax is earmarked for highway construction. 
There's a pretty comprehensive history of the tax here:

The gas taxes in California are more complicated, and harder to
summarize, but perhaps it will be possible for a researcher to pull
together the information for you.

Let me know if the federal summary is useful forwhat you're after.

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